Theses and Dissertations - Department of History

Theses and Dissertations - Department of History

 

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  • Young, John Marvin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2020)
    Members of the Stone-Campbell Movement, a loosely organized collective of restorationist Christians which arose alongside the fervor of the Second Great Awakening, are often criticized for a purported apathy or even antipathy ...
  • Ward, Gladys (University of Alabama Libraries, 1932)
    According to contemporaries, one of the most interesting characters in Tuscaloosa County during the Reconstruction period was the young newspaper editor, Ryland Randolph. He made a brave fight for the county in those dark ...
  • Pate, James August (University of Alabama Libraries, 1955)
    Basil Manly II was born January 29, 1798, in Chatham County, North Carolina, near Pittsboro. His father, a farmer who had settled in Bladen County and had spent most of his early life there, had led a band of homeguards ...
  • Avant, G. B. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1929)
    When Spain ceded Florida to Great Britain in 1763, the northern boundary was the thirty-first parallel. But Great Britain soon divided the territory into East Florida and West Florida and extended the northern boundary of ...
  • Moulder, William Palmer (University of Alabama Libraries, 1936)
    Centre Ridge is located in the southern part of Dallas County, Alabama. From its southern end the Ridge runs in a northwesterly direction. A little over two thirds of it is in township thirteen, North, and the remainder ...
  • Taylor, Paul Wayne (University of Alabama Libraries, 1951)
    To draw a general picture of life in the Southern ante-bellum city of Mobile is the aim of this paper. The first chapter is intended to set the social, economic, and political scene, being given over to no specific phase ...
  • Clark, Elizabeth Boner (University of Alabama Libraries, 1949)
    Almost from the first day of its organization, the penitentiary system of Alabama was a source of trouble to the state, and for years its operation was unprofitable in every sense. From the beginning, penology in Alabama ...
  • Clark, James Harold (University of Alabama Libraries, 1949)
    This study of the North East and South West Alabama Railroad is to show the desire and demand for better transportation facilities which began to arise around the middle of the nineteenth century in Alabama and of the ...
  • Scudder, John Ralph (University of Alabama Libraries, 1951)
    The Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad Company was formed in December, 1868, out of the purchase of the North East and South West Alabama Railroad by the Wills Valley Railroad Company to build a railroad diagonally across ...
  • Dorsey, John T. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1950)
    There has been an increasing realization in recent years that no one of the various disciplines concerned with the study of man and his society, ranging from biology through the social sciences to philosophy, is sufficient ...
  • Maisel, Jay Max (University of Alabama Libraries, 1949)
    Long before the Civil War, the southern states had realized the importance of state sovereignty. The infringement upon the rights of state sovereignty was a perpetual source of discontent and animosity between the North ...
  • Privette, Lindsay Rae (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    In late spring of 1863, with New Orleans and Memphis firmly in Union control, the river town of Vicksburg, Mississippi was all that stood between the Union Army and its unobstructed use of the Mississippi River. Situated ...
  • Simms, Elizabeth LaLonde (Mimi) (University of Alabama Libraries, 1950)
    The Flag of the Union ranks among the important and influential newspapers of Alabama. A fortunate combination of proper timing, strategic geographical location, and able and forthright editors made this possible.
  • Irons, George Vernon (University of Alabama Libraries, 1925)
    This is the narrative of the courage and perseverance of a people in their tremendous industrial fight to supply their ill-equipped soldiers with the sinews of war. It is the account of the development of manufacturing in ...
  • Tipton, William Roan (University of Alabama Libraries, 1921)
    Long before the removal of the Creek Indians from their Alabama homes to the West, many of their leading men saw the war clouds rising and heard the distant though distinct rumbling of the guns that were to banish them ...
  • Neff, Edgar Ralph (University of Alabama Libraries, 1923)
    The tension in the discussion of the question of slavery extension reached its culmination with the election of the sixteenth president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, upon a platform that distinctly declared against ...
  • Hughes, Kevin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2018)
    This dissertation examines Reconstruction in Augusta, Georgia, particularly focusing on how the city’s Whiggish history impacted the trajectory of the post-war era. The city’s commitment to Henry Clay’s American System of ...
  • Bell, Robert K. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1933)
    When the people of Tuscaloosa County saw the war clouds begin gathering over the Southland, they were among the first to take their stand for the principles and institutions they thought to be just and correct. At the ...
  • Phillips, Marshall Fred (University of Alabama Libraries, 1939)
    Birmingham was incorporated December 19, 1871. Two years later, 1873, the baby city was laid low by a financial depression and an epidemic or cholera which brought poverty, death, and despair to the inhabitants. In the ...
  • Landry, Harral E. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1958)
    Education in sixteenth century England was mostly available at schools in even the small towns and villages, although frequently only for rudimentary instruction, if the parents and children desired to avail themselves of ...

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